Mendoza to present annual Ethics Week series

Author: Dennis Brown

Malfeasance associated with the Enron scandal will be the topic of the first presentation of the Mendoza College of Business’ annual Ethics Week lecture series, Feb. 16-19 (Monday-Thursday), at the University of Notre Dame.p. Titled “Enron: A Multi-dimensional Examination of an Unethical Enterprise,” the presentation will feature three Notre Dame faculty members beginning at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Giovanini Commons of the Mendoza College of Business. Matthew Barrett, professor of law; Thomas Frecka, Vincent and Rose Lizzadro Professor of Accountancy; and James Seida, assistant professor of accountancy will offer remarks in a panel discussion to be moderated by William Schwartz, dean of the School of Business at Indiana University, South Bend.p. All Ethics Week events, which are free and open to the public, will be held at 12:30 p.m. in Giovanini Commons. Other topics and speakers are:p. ? Feb 17 ?“Ethical Dimensions of Corporate Governance,” presented by Larry Rieger, partner, Crowe Chizekp. ? Feb. 18 ?“Ethical Implications of Operating a Multinational Corporation,” presented by John Gschwind, general counsel, General Electric Supplyp. ? Feb 19?“Ethics Crisis at a Bank,” presented by Steve Watts, president and chief executive officer, Sobieski Bank

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